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  • 1 burden — I. n.; (also burthen) 1. Load, weight. 2. Cargo, freight, lading. 3. Capacity, carrying capacity, tonnage. 4. Encumbrance, clog, impediment, incubus, grievance, trial, trouble, sorrow, affliction, drag weight, dead weight. 5. Chorus, refrain. 6.… …

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  • 2 burden — noun 1 responsibility/worry ADJECTIVE ▪ enormous, great, heavy, huge, onerous, significant, substantial, terrible, tremendous ▪ …

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  • 3 burden of proof — bur·den of proof: the responsibility of producing sufficient evidence in support of a fact or issue and favorably persuading the trier of fact (as a judge or jury) regarding that fact or issue the burden of proof is sometimes upon the defendant… …

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  • 4 burden — Synonyms and related words: Spenserian stanza, accommodation, add, adjoin, affix, afflict, affliction, agglutinate, agitate, albatross, allegiance, amount, anacrusis, annex, antistrophe, append, arraignability, arraignableness, assigned task,… …

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  • 5 put down — Synonyms and related words: Parthian shot, abase, abasement, abash, account for, accredit with, accrete to, acknowledge, affront, annihilate, ante, ante up, apply to, ascribe to, aspersion, asphyxiate, assign to, atrocity, attach to, attribute to …

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  • 6 put on — Synonyms and related words: Parthian shot, accelerate, act, act a part, administer, affect, affectation, affected, affectedness, airs, airs and graces, apocryphal, apply, apply to, artificial, artificiality, assume, assumed, back answer, banter,… …

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  • 7 put — v 1. place, pose, set, lay; drop, Inf. plop, Inf. plunk, Inf. plank, plump; park, station, post, stand; plant, implant, imbed; perch, mount, deposit; situate, locate, emplace, position, center; dispose, allocate, install, collocate, spot,… …

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  • 8 put upon — Synonyms and related words: abashed, administer, afflicted, agitated, apply, barge in, beset, bestow, bothered, break in, break in upon, burden with, burst in, butt in, cast down, chagrined, chapfallen, charge, charge in, come between, confused,… …

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  • 9 put — /poot/, v., put, putting, adj., n. v.t. 1. to move or place (anything) so as to get it into or out of a specific location or position: to put a book on the shelf. 2. to bring into some relation, state, etc.: to put everything in order. 3. to… …

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  • 10 put — Synonyms and related words: Boeotian, affirm, air, allege, announce, annunciate, apply, approximate, argue, ascribe, assert, assess, assever, asseverate, assign, attach, attribute, aver, avouch, avow, block, blockhead, boob, bowl, burden with,… …

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  • 11 put — [c]/pʊt / (say poot) verb (put, putting) –verb (t) 1. to move or place (anything) so as to get it into or out of some place or position: to put money in one s purse. 2. to bring into some relation, state, etc.: put everything in order. 3. to… …

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  • 12 To cast one's self upon — Cast Cast (k[.a]st), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cast}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Casting}.] [Cf. Dan. kaste, Icel. & Sw. kasta; perh. akin to L. {gerere} to bear, carry. E. jest.] 1. To send or drive by force; to throw; to fling; to hurl; to impel. [1913… …

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  • 13 Double burden — is a term describing the workload of men and women who work to earn money, but also have responsibility for unpaid, domestic labor.[1] According to studies done dealing with a stressful environment chronically, such as a stressful job or… …

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  • 14 impose upon — Synonyms and related words: abuse, abuse a privilege, barge in, bleed, bleed white, bother, break in, break in upon, burden with, burst in, butt in, charge, charge in, come between, crash, crash in, crash the gates, creep in, crowd in, cut in,… …

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  • 15 fasten upon — Synonyms and related words: account for, accredit with, accrete to, accuse, acknowledge, allege, apply to, arraign, article, ascribe to, assign to, attach to, attribute to, blame, blame for, blame on, book, bring accusation, bring charges, bring… …

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  • 16 John Burden — John Allen Burden (1862 1942) was a Seventh day Adventist minister, administrator, and medical missionary instrumental in founding sanitariums, restaurants, and health food factories. At the age of 9, John attended Adventist meetings for the… …

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  • 17 To bear down upon — Bear Bear (b[^a]r), v. i. 1. To produce, as fruit; to be fruitful, in opposition to barrenness. [1913 Webster] This age to blossom, and the next to bear. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. To suffer, as in carrying a burden. [1913 Webster] But man is born …

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  • 18 To bear upon — Bear Bear (b[^a]r), v. i. 1. To produce, as fruit; to be fruitful, in opposition to barrenness. [1913 Webster] This age to blossom, and the next to bear. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. To suffer, as in carrying a burden. [1913 Webster] But man is born …

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  • 19 To hang upon — Hang Hang, v. i. 1. To be suspended or fastened to some elevated point without support from below; to dangle; to float; to rest; to remain; to stay. [1913 Webster] 2. To be fastened in such a manner as to allow of free motion on the point or… …

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  • 20 To impose upon — Impose Im*pose , v. i. To practice tricks or deception. [1913 Webster] {To impose on} or {To impose upon}, (a) to pass or put a trick on; to delude; to cheat; to defraud. He imposes on himself, and mistakes words for things. Locke. (b) to place… …

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